Category Archives: Sammamish

Emergency manager starts today

Sammamish’s first emergency manager begins work today, marking a major milestone for the City in emergency planning. Andrew Stevens comes from a similar position in California.

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Second Republican announces for 45th State Senate seat

A second Republican today announced candidacy for the State Senate seat in the 45th Legislative District, which includes the northern half of Sammamish. Jinyoung Lee Englund of Woodinville has the backing of the Republican Party, according to one official. Englund … Continue reading

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Seatax fatigue may affect Sammamish tax need

Sound Transit 3 would not have passed without an overwhelming Yes vote from Seattle. The tax hike still is reverberating. (Sammamish voted 52%-48% against this new tax.) Dow Constantine, King County Executive headquartered in Seattle, proposes a $469m countywide tax … Continue reading

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Writer wanted for Sammamish Comment

Sammamish Comment is looking for a writer to help cover this year’s City Council elections and other issues. With four Council Members out of seven retiring, this year’s election is guaranteed to see a power shift in the Council that could … Continue reading

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Republican files for 45th LD State Senate

The first Republican filed today for State Senator for the 45th Legislative District, which includes the northern half of Sammamish. Ken A. Smith, who until today was a member of the Northshore School Board, moved to Duvall in order to … Continue reading

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Ex-Mayor Vance to oppose County Council Member Lambert

Former Sammamish Mayor Tom Vance yesterday filed with the State Public Disclosure Commission to run against incumbent Kathy Lambert, King County Council member of District 3, which includes Sammamish and Issaquah. Sammamish Comment revealed March 20 Vance was trying to … Continue reading

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Karen Moran to seek Council seat

Karen Moran, one of the key people involved in the incorporation of Sammamish, will seek election to the City Council. Moran is currently a commissioner for Sammamish Plateau Water, in mid-term. In a press release, Moran said:

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